MEDALS TO 1918.
Egypt Medal 1882 Suakin 1884 1720 PTE. G. RHUBOTTOM. A.O.C.
Khedive's Star 1882 1720
Copy papers. Khedive's star engraved with number on reverse. George Rhubottom was born in Limmerick, Ireland and enlisted into the Ordnance Staff Corps 20 January 1880. Served in the Cape of Good Hope from April 1881 to April 1882. Returned to UK and then left for Egypt in August 1882. Returned to UK July 1886. Army Ordnance Corps April 1896. Discharged 26 September 1899. In 1911 he was living in Aldershot and his occupation is "hawker in camp". He died in Farnham, Surrey in 1927.
Private John Emmett
Medal 1882 Tel-el-Kebir
5118 PTE. J. EMMETT
Khedive's Star 1882 5118 C.G.
Copy papers. John Emmett was from Rochdale and enlisted in October 1872 into the Scots Fusiliers Guards. In April 1876 he went into the Army Reserve and rejoined the Coldstream Guards in March 1881. To Egypt August 1882. Returned to the UK November 1882. He was discharged November 1884.
Driver Sidney Henry Harris
Army Service Corps
Medal Relief of Mafeking / Relief of
Transvaal 11643 DR: S.H.
King's Africa Medal South Africa 1901 / South Africa 1902 1643 DVR: S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C.
1914/15 Star T2SR-02385 DVR: S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C.
British War Medal T2SR-02385 DVR. S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C.
Victory Medal T2SR-02385 DVR. S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C.
Mounted as worn. Copy research. Sidney Henry Harris enlisted in the Army Service Corps in May 1894
Served in South Africa from November 1899 to September 1902. Medals and clasps confirmed, serving with No. 9 Company, A.S.C.
Also awarded the Cape Colony and Orange Free State clasps on a second roll (headed A.S.C. attached 38th Battery, Royal Field Artillery). To the Reserves 26 May 1903 and discharged 27 May 1906.
Re-joined 7 October 1914. To France 18 May 1915. Discharged as "time expired" 27 May 1916.
Group of Five: £895
Private Ernest Weeks
Service Medal (1895) Punjab
Frontier 1897-98 / Tirah 1897-98
2522 Pte. E. Weeks
1st Bn Devon Regt
King's South Africa Medal South Africa 1901 / South Africa 1902 2522 PTE. E. WEEKS. DEVON: REGT.
Copy medal rolls and papers. Ernest Weeks was born in Cirencester, Gloucestershire and enlisted in April 1889, aged 18. He served in Egypt, India and South Africa. Also received the Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps for Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith and Belfast.
Discharged April 1910. By 1914 he was in Canada and enlisted into the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He died in Coventry 16 February 1944.
Corporal T. Kay
Medal Cape Colony / Orange Free State
23247 CORPL: T. KAY. KITCHENER'S
Medal has a pin at top for wearing which has a representation of the KHK badge - this was the badge worn by Kitchener's Horse. Copy research.
Clasps confirmed and also on a second roll for the South Africa 1901 clasp with Robert's Horse. The rolls show that he transferred to Robert's Horse 1 November 1901.
Driver Frederick William Davies
Royal Field Artillery
South Africa Medal Orange Free State /
Transvaal / Laing's Nek
80E19421 DVR: F.W. DAVIES, 64TH BTY:
Copy papers. Frederick William Davies was born in Farnborough, Kent and enlisted in March 1897, aged 18. Served in South Africa March 1901 to October 1902 and India to March 1905. He was convicted and imprisoned in July 1908 by the civil powers. Discharged March 1913. Also received the King's South Africa Medal with two clasps.
Traces of "ghost dates" on reverse of medal.
Private Alfred John Bester
2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade
South Africa Medal Transvaal /South
Africa 1902 8058 PTE. A. BESTER. RIFLE BDE.
Copy papers. Alfred John Bester enlisted in October 1900, aged 17. Served in South Africa from March 1902 to September 1902. Then Egypt Sept. 1902 to November 1905, India Nov. 1905 to December 1908. Discharged in the UK 18 October 1912. Clasps confirmed on medal roll.
|India General Service
Medal 1908 Afghanistan
76178 PTE. J.J. MARKWELL. R.A.M.C.
Copy MIC and roll. John J. Markwell served at 43 British General Hospital, Quetta in 1919. Discharged to the Reserve November 1919. Also received the British War and Victory Medals. His address was in Fulham.
Private John William Castle
|British War Medal
9255 CPL. J.W. CASTLE. YORK. R.
India General Service Medal 1908 Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 9255 CPL. J.W. CASTLE. 1-YORK. R.
Copy papers. John William Castle was from Northallerton, Yorkshire and enlisted in April 1908. To India with the 1st Battalion January 1913.
The battalion spent the entire First World War in India. Both medals confirmed. Discharged January 1920.
General Service Medal 1908 Waziristan
M-15523 PTE. W. MCMURRAY.
Copy MIC confirms no WWI entitlement.
1663 PTE. R.J.C. BRYANT. SUFF. YEO.
British War Medal LIEUT. R.J.C. BRYANT.
Victory Medal LIEUT. R.J.C. BRYANT.
India General Service Medal Afghanistan NWF 1919 LIEUT. R.J.C. BRYANT. 12 PNRS.